The Dublin Shield

Dublin protestors unite against police brutality

Protestors created signs that recognized the victims of police brutality.

Kaushikee Nayudu, Editor-in-Chief

June 1, 2020

The death of George Floyd has sparked protests nationwide, with individuals rallying to demand accountability for police violence and systemic oppression of African Americans. In Dublin, hundreds of protestors met at Emerald Glen Park on June 1st and then marched to the intersection of Dublin Boulevar...

Open letter from DHS student expressing support for credit, no credit policy

The board discusses adopting a credit, no-credit policy during a live-streamed board meeting. The motion failed 3-2.

Opinion

April 22, 2020

Dear trustees, For years, I’ve pushed myself academically and through community involvement to reach my dream school of Harvard. This is why hearing the concerns about not allowing us to opt-in to letter grades from board members and parents decreasing our competitiveness for elite colleges made...

Profiling Talented and Dedicated Student Artists: Jessica Yu and Ryan Leung

Ryan Leung, Senior

Rhea Mistry and Danielle Tran

March 12, 2020

Throughout the years, Dublin High has witnessed the emergence and flourishing of countless student artists, whether that be in the more traditional field of studio arts, or the more presentational avenues such as theater and dance. While several students have taken advantage of the pathways offered on camp...

Are DHS Students Politically Aware? Do They Want to Be?

Riya Chopra, Co-Managing Editor

March 11, 2020

In March 2017, the Dublin Shield staff interviewed students and staff on campus to gauge how politically aware and active students were. In the three intervening years, the political chaos that had just begun with the 2016 election has continued to grow unabated. With the next presidential election ...

Connie Ma: Internationally Ranked Tennis Player and Dedicated Student

Connie serves in one of her matches. While she enjoys the competition of tennis, Connie also values the relationships she has with her team members and the supportive environment this creates.

Rhea Mistry, Photography Editor

November 20, 2019

Motivated by a deep-rooted interest in both tennis and medicine, Connie Ma has successfully balanced athletics and academics, receiving international recognition as a competitive tennis player while also thriving as a student in the rigorous Biomedical Academy.    In September 2019, Connie contributed to the...

Overcrowding on Buses Continues to Frustrate Students

Students often struggle to find seats on the bus. However, as several bus drivers stressed, the problems with crowding on the buses are compounded by student's behavior, in some cases creating safety issues.

Pia Dihayco, Student Life Editor

November 17, 2019

Due to the massive influx of the freshman class of 2023, Dublin High currently has a whopping enrollment of over 3000 students. For the students who have yet to get their driver’s license or are unable to catch a ride to school/home, they have to depend on the Wheels buses as their mode of transportation. H...

A Designated Safe Space: How the Wellness Center is Paving the Way for Student Support

Ms. Munoz, the school psychologist, played an integral role in implementing the Wellness Center on campus.

Danielle Tran, Co-Managing Editor

September 11, 2019

It’s been on the discussion board for about a decade now - the implementation of a Wellness Center that would offer students resources during a time of need. Over the past few years, DHS has witnessed an increased focus on issues surrounding mental health - whether it be through campus organizations...

Unsung Heroes: Ms. O’Shea

Ms. O'Shea is a bright and caring presence on campus, always trying to help students achieve their goals however she can. She describes her role on campus primarily as managing transcripts but several students most appreciate her strong commitment to students and positive attitude.

Kaushikee Nayudu, Editor-in-Chief

August 18, 2019

Our campus is filled with hardworking and caring individuals, providing invaluable support to students and playing a pivotal role at DHS. Unsung Heroes is a new series designed to feature a few of those individuals and give them the appreciation they so deserve. Perhaps because she’s often work...

Lawsuit Brought Against TVROP Names Former DUSD Superintendent Dr. Leslie Boozer

The first page of the document that teachers found on their cars, addressed to TVROP and mentioning former superintendent Dr. Leslie Boozer and other district officials.

Kaushikee Nayudu, Editor-in-Chief

April 24, 2019

On or around March 20th, several teachers found a document on their car or windshields. The document was a copy of an attention of claims delivered to the Tri-Valley Regional Occupational Program (TVROP) detailing a lawsuit being brought against them by James R. Hicks, Esquire of Douglas/Hicks Law on...

Angst Screening Strives to Initiate a Much-Needed Conversation on Campus

The screening featured a student panel in order to offer audience members a personal perspective on the prevalent mental health issues.

Danielle Tran, Student Life Editor

April 23, 2019

“As long as it touches one person, we know we made a difference.” Dr. Sarah Munoz, DHS psychologist A sudden shortness of breath. Sweat gathering in your palms, your face, your neck. Blurred vision, unexplainable heat rising in your cheeks. These, amongst others, are physical symptoms indi...